Daryll Atkinson (D.A.) is a breath of fresh air in today's hip hop culture, using his version of creative phrases that are sure to catch ones ear. He has been pefecting his craft since 1988. D.A. was first introduced to Hip Hop and Rap by his cousin Steven Vinson a.k.a Devious Steve. Since then D.A. has done numerous shows in his hometown, Grand Rapids and in Detroit Michigan. D.A. won first place in the best new Rap artist contest at the Circle City Classic-Indiana, earning him the title-LOCAL CELEBRITY, back in his hometown. D.A. attended a music conference in California and did receive positive feedback. He guess appeared on the Mid West Funk Compilation album in 1999. He also performed live at the Third Coast Music Conference 2000 in Houston Texas. D.A. released a local CD entitled: THE ANTHEM (IF YOU LOVE HIP HOP). D.A. plans to own a record label and help launch the career of those who are less fortunate. WITHOUT FAITH, I CAN'T BUT BY THE GRACE OF GOD, I WILL NO MATTER WHAT! D.A.